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BBC Editors Blog: BBC resumes operations in Zimbabwe (as does CNN)

After eight years of operating undercover, the BBC can report ‘openly and legally’ from Zimbabwe.

Clandestine operations have to be a last resort, says Jon Williams, in this post.

Now the corporation can look at setting up a bureau in Harare.

Full post at this link…

Update: The Zimbabwe Times has reported that CNN’s reporting ban has also been lifted.

CNN: Zimbabwe demands $36,000 fee from journalists

CNN reports that the Zimbabwean government is demanding that foreign journalists pay a combined annual licence fee of $36,000 to practice journalism in its country. This appears to be supported by a story in the Zimbabwe Times. Full story…